The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Alana
Klein and Vrinda Narain have been appointed assistant
professors, while Adrian Popovici and Anicée Van
Engeland have respectively been named Wainwright Senior Fellow
and Boulton Junior Fellow.
Assistant Professor Alana
Klein will teach in the areas of public law, criminal law,
and law & society. She is currently completing a doctorate at
Columbia Law School focussing on social and economic rights and
health care governance. Her research interests focus on the
position of marginalized groups and individuals in decentralized
and privatized systems, and on the role of accountability
requirements in governance and decision-making. She was a Boulton
Junior Fellow at the Faculty in 2007-2008.
Assistant Professor Vrinda
Narain is jointly appointed in the Faculty of Arts and the
Faculty of Law. She will be teaching in the areas of public law and
women’s studies. She will also be involved in the McGill Centre for
Research and Teaching on Women. Her current research and teaching
interests include constitutional law, feminist legal theory, social
diversity and law, postcolonial studies and law, and critical race
theory. She was a Boulton Junior Fellow at the Faculty in
Professor Adrian Popovici is appointed Wainwright
Senior Fellow at the Quebec Research Centre of Private &
Comparative Law for a period of two years. An emeritus professor of
civil and comparative law at Université de Montréal, he is a an
expert in the law of obligations, in private international law and
in the law of civil responsibility and he is a renowned author.
Dr. Anicée Van Engeland will be joining the
Faculty in August 2008 as Boulton Junior Fellow. She holds a
doctorate from the Instituts d’études politiques in Paris and is a
law graduate of Paris II and Harvard. She has an interest in
international humanitarian law and Islamic law, and she will pursue
research here on human rights and Iran.
Please join us in welcoming our newest colleagues!